OK, sure we had a few moments that were a bit dodgy. The tone was set when a chap walked in to the room and started giving Paul abuse as he could not find the venue (like that is our fault) however he gave a quick apology when he was chinned about his [...]
“Have you been treating yourself to a new bag for work?” said light of my life/wife as I opened a rather nice parcel from Chapman bags. I explained that it was a bag for review as my previous tatty old sack that I usually used for fishing was making me the subject of ridicule in [...]
A pal showed me a copy of this book the other day and it looks great. Good pictures and ideal for the fly angler who wants to brush up on their types of olives and Sedge.
The picture is a link to Amazon of which I am an affiliate.
For new readers Kelvinography is the name of spotting stuff named after the Kelvin. There are a few examples around Glasgow.
I have not added this to my Christmas Amazon Wishlist as I have another funky wee multitool however here we have one named after the kelvin.
I have [...]
As usual I am gonna recommend this book on the Kelvin if you do not have it already.
Guys, I will make this a quick one. Does anyone ever ask you what you would like as a gift at Christmas and you have absolutely no idea what to tell them?
Can I just recommend the most useful wee tool known to man over at Craigdon Mountain Sports, it is the Gerber Butterfly Suspension [...]
Is there anyone out there that does not own a Kelly Kettle?
You must at least have heard of them though?
It is a portable device for boiling water outdoors using twigs and other small combustible materials; tit consist of a water jacket surrounding a fire chamber which creates an upward [...]
To complement the minimalist style of Tenkara I was thinking of obtaining some kind of new bag. Obviously all I need to stick in it will be some tippet, flies, car keys and possibly a mobile phone. I was thinking of using an old camera case however when thinking about it I decided it would [...]
I was browsing around looking for the usual knick knacks that one may need for a day on the river and found myself perusing the survival area of Outwood Sports. I find myself looking at stuff that I may want however do not actually need. A classic example is the Lifesystems Survival Bothy.
For around [...]
I have had my eyes on getting a new camera for a while now. Over the years I have had a lot of cameras; my first camera was a wee credit card sized thing that cost around £12 off Ebay. You just plugged it into the computer and the pictures were there. I had one [...]